Melville Forest Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Melville Forest (3315) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Grampians, Victoria. It is about 279 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Melville Forest is in the federal electorate of Wannon.

In the 2006 Census the population of Melville Forest is 242 and is comprised of 52.3% males and 47.7% females.

The median/average age of the Melville Forest population is 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Melville Forest is 93.8% Australia, 1.7% Papua New Guinea, 1.2% England.

95.4% of people speak English as their first language.

The religious make up of Melville Forest is 26.1% No Religion, 19.9% Anglican, 19.1% Uniting Church, 8.7% Catholic, 8.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

66.1% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 5.2% are separated or divorced. There are 8 widowed people living in Melville Forest.

65.7% of the people living in Melville Forest are employed full time, while 28.4% are employed on a part time basis. Melville Forest has a below average unemployment rate of 0% and 52 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $377.00 per week and the average household income is $661.00 per week.

The average rent in Melville Forest is $0 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $867 per month. 47.8% are fully owned, and 22.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.8% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Melville Forest postcode 3315

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